Month: July 2017

Drinks, Food

Yellow Watermelon Fizz

Ingredients: 2 cups of yellow watermelon, chopped and deseeded 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp sugar (or as required) 1/2 cup cold water 1- 1 1/2 cup chilled soda Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped watermelon, lemon juice, sugar and cold water and blend well. Transfer half of this prepared juice in two serving […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Food, Vegetarian

Radish Chutney

Ingredients: 4-5 pink radish (1/2 cup), peeled and grated 1 ripe tomato, chopped a small piece of tamarind 5-6 dry red chillies 2 garlic cloves 1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1 sprig curry leaves salt to taste 2-3 tsp oil Preparation: Heat little oil in a pan and add grated radish […]

Food, Salads/ Raita, Vegetarian

Bhindi Raita / Okra Raita

Ingredients: 250 gm okra/ bhindi/ vendakka, finely chopped 1 cup yoghurt 2 green chillies, finely chopped 1/2-1 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp chaat masala 1/4 tsp mustard seeds a pinch of asafoetida 1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped salt to taste 2-3 tsp oil Preparation: Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add finely […]

Fish, Food, Kerala Dishes, Seafood

Mathi / Sardine Roast

Ingredients: Ingredients: 1/2 kg mathi/ sardines 2 onions, thinly sliced small piece ginger, chopped 5 garlic cloves, chopped 3 green chillies, chopped 1 sprig curry leaves 1 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 piece kudampuli 1/2 tsp pepper powder salt to taste 2 tbsp oil Preparation: Clean and […]

Cakes & Bakes, Food, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Strawberry Banana Donuts

Ingredients: 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 ripe banana 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup milk 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1/4 cup oil 1/2 cup strawberries, chopped Preparation: Preheat oven to 180 degree celcius. Lightly spray the doughnut pan with baking spray and keep it aside.  In a large […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Food

Kara Chutney / Spicy Red Chutney

Ingredients: 1 cup shallots 1 tomato, chopped 3-4 dry red chillies small gooseberry sized tamarind salt to taste 1 tsp mustard seeds 3/4 tsp urad dal 1 sprig curry leaves 3 tbsp oil Preparation: Grind together shallots, tomato, dry red chillies, tamarind and salt to a smooth paste. Heat oil in a pan and splutter […]